Journal pages…

Here are some pages I have finished. My Book of Days has morphed into a book of some days 🙂  I have been absorbed with the “Letter Love” class for the past two weeks. I was thinking to myself…how ironic that I’m taking a lettering class when I don’t use words on my journal pages all that often… but maybe I will now.  This page started with collaged pieces.  Then I used  gesso, colored pencils, and watercolors.  I finished with some marker and pen work. I’m not all that happy with it but I’m learning to move on and not dwell so long on one page. 


This is a fabric collage page I made while I was working on my quilt blocks.  It is four thicknesses of fabric that I stitched together on my sewing machine. Then I hand stitched it onto a tab in my journal.


This last photo is the stamp practice page that I wanted to save, so, I decided to stitch it onto a tab in my journal.  I really like my new Xyron sticker machine. I am using it to make my own paper tape.  It will take paper up to two inches in width.

8 thoughts on “Journal pages…

  1. Deb Prewitt February 19, 2012 / 10:18 am

    Very cool pages. I especially like what you did with the fabric. I am coming at the BOD from a fabric art background, but have tried to not use that so as I can focus more on paper art, but maybe I’ll need to rethink that! 🙂


  2. lee February 19, 2012 / 11:58 pm

    great pages, I should get busy in my book


  3. spilledinkguy February 20, 2012 / 10:48 am

    Fabric does not love me, but, as with pretty much any media you work with, you’ve sure managed to make it look easy, Mary! Nicely done!


  4. Andria February 21, 2012 / 7:57 pm

    Ooh, I love your fabric page! Great stamp practice page, too…your stamps look awesome!


  5. Danielle February 22, 2012 / 6:46 pm

    I also love that first page. You are so diverse!


  6. Emelie February 22, 2012 / 8:24 pm

    Rich with dolor and detail that is to keep they eye, art that keeps the eye si to be admired long.


  7. April Cole February 23, 2012 / 5:45 pm

    Oh my….am I in “artist heaven?!” everything is beautiful (sigh) 🙂
    Such wonderful work, always a pleasure to visit your site.
    Take care.


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